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6 Creative Books about Books for Children

WHY READ BOOKS ABOUT BOOKS? Books about books are fun for everyone. They are great for kids who already love reading as it spark their imagination even more. AND, they are excellent at igniting love of books in kids who don’t otherwise read much. On my list I also included books that can be used…… Continue reading 6 Creative Books about Books for Children

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How to Raise a Conservationist: Kids’ Activities that Protect Wildlife

HOW TO TEACH YOUR KIDS ABOUT WILDLIFE CONSERVATION You probably heard about the death of Sudan, the LAST male northern white rhinoceros. Or that giraffes are now on the endangered species list. But what you probably didn’t know is that, every year, at least 10,000 species become extinct! So how can we teach our kids…… Continue reading How to Raise a Conservationist: Kids’ Activities that Protect Wildlife

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Why We Use Only Natural Crayons (and You Should, too!)

ARE CRAYONS SAFE? Crayons are probably the most used art materials for kids, but are they safe? The answer is NO! Mainstream crayons are full of harmful products like paraffin  wax (petroleum), plastic (glitter), chemical pigments and even carcinogens like phthalates (fragrances), lead and asbestos (in 2015)! Asbestos is deadly both if ingested and inhaled (even in…… Continue reading Why We Use Only Natural Crayons (and You Should, too!)

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10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Go Outside on a Rainy Day

***Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, and if you decide to purchase anything from suggested links or companies, I may receive a commission. Recommended products are either things I love using or think would be helpful for you. Making your purchase using these affiliate links helps keep this site running, so thank you kindly! “I…… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Your Child Should Go Outside on a Rainy Day

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Best Books About Art for Kids

There are many good picture books about colors (I listed our favorites below). However, I have been searching for original art history and technique books for young children for years now and must say that there are very few of them out there. Here is what I’ve purchased for Adèle so far and my review…… Continue reading Best Books About Art for Kids